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Stella the Labrador
30 Nov 2022

A dog-mum and her pups share an unbreakable bond. Meet Fiona Andrekson, Ward Clerk at the Royal Hospital for Women, and her pooches Stella and Gigi.

“Stella is my…

NICU staff dressed up for Party Day
30 Nov 2022

When you walk into a highly specialised care facility for newborns you probably wouldn’t expect to see everyone dressed up as Disney characters.

But it was the annual Party Day at…

Kate Sherriff
30 Nov 2022

New Zealand-born health coach Kate Sherriff comes from a large family and has always planned on having a large family herself.

She’s one of those women who are imbued with joie de…

Baby wearing Giving Day t-shirt
30 Nov 2022

The Royal Hospital for Women Foundation launched Giving Day, a fundraising appeal, on Wednesday, 23 November.

The day put a spotlight on the devoted staff…

Lauren Sturgess and Jennifer North stand in front of a pencil drawing of hospital staff during the COVID-19 pandemic.
28 Nov 2022

A picture says a thousand words, or in this case, an artwork. The smiling faces behind layers of PPE depict a moment in time when St George Hospital ICU staff were caring for a large wave of COVID-19 patients, sick with the…

Four people sitting in the Aboriginal Carers Lounge at St George Hospital
07 Nov 2022

Staff and carers came together during National Carers Week to celebrate the incredible contribution carers make…

A group of students from Sans Souci Public School dressed as doctors and nurses
03 Nov 2022

The Sutherland Hospital School recently won the Outstanding Initiative Award at the NSW Minister's and Secretary's Awards for Excellence 2022 for their new educational virtual tour.…

Staff in a row smiling for the camera at the Symposium
03 Nov 2022

The annual St George and Sutherland Hospitals Medical Research Symposium returned to a hybrid event this year with presenters joined by researchers and staff in person at the Research and Education Centre at St George Hospital…

Karen and Geoff Diefenbach sit in the garden of Bezzina House, surrounded by lush plants
21 Sep 2022

Receiving the news that Geoff Diefenbach’s prostate cancer had returned brought with it a terrible fear of the unknown about what would happen next. Having gone through radiation treatment 16 years ago, Geoff needed different…

Woronora Shops flooding
14 Sep 2022

Saturday 2 July is etched indelibly in the mind of SESLHD’s Disaster Unit Manager Allison Chenney.

Her phone rang at 12.30 am. Torrential rain and storms had flooded part of the…